May, Dear May Op. 68, No. 13

Robert Schumann

Excerpt of May, Dear May Op. 68, No. 13

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Mood

Theme

Video

Elements

16th Notes

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Rhythm

Notes whose lengths are equal to one-sixteenth the value of a whole note or one quarter of a quarter note.

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8th Notes

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Rhythm

Notes whose lengths are equal to one-eighth the value of a whole note or half the value of a quarter note.

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Accidentals

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Intervals

Sharps, flats and naturals that do not appear in a key signature.

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Anacrusis

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Meter

Sometimes called upbeats or pickup notes; a note or series of notes that precede and give stress to the first downbeat of a piece.

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Details

Title

May, Dear May Op. 68, No. 13

Year

1848

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

52

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Demonstrate,

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Hands Separate Practice,

Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing,

Highlight the Contrast in Articulation,

Study the Contour of the Individual Voices,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch,

Work on Creating a Good Tone,

Work on Expressive Phrasing